Bite-sized information about the multi-faceted world of styrenics and sustainability.

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Getting another step closer to a circular economy for polystyrene

# Depolymerisation, Polystyrene

We recently signed an offtake agreement with Indaver that gives us access to styrene monomer produced from post-consumer waste at its planned depolymerisation plant. Read more

Further expanding our ECO specialties offerings

# Bio-Attribution, SAN, SMMA

Our latest addition to our ECO portfolio is Luran S ECO, the first bio-attributed ASA solution in the market that includes up to 50% bio-attributed content. Read more

100% bio-attributed option now available for select ECO products

# Bio-Attribution, SBC

Our Styrolux® ECO and Styroflex® ECO product lines comprising 100% bio-attributed feedstock are now available to customers. Read more

New bio-styrene reduces carbon footprint by 99%

# Bio-Attribution, SAN, SMMA

INEOS Styrolution has launched Luran® ECO and NAS® ECO, specialty products based on the ISCC PLUS certified mass balance process. Read more

The misconceptions of polystyrene

# Depolymerisation, Dissolution, Mechanical Recycling, Polystyrene

Anti-plastic rhetoric has been a hot topic for a while, with some proclaiming the solution to plastic waste is to completely get rid of it, full stop. However, it is important to step back and ask if that approach truly takes us in the right direction - and if it is realistic. Read more

INEOS Styrolution features in TV series, EARTH

INEOS Styrolution features in TV series, EARTH

# Corporate, Styrenics

INEOS Styrolution America will be featured in episode 19, of EARTH with John Holden; airing in March 2022. Read more

Closing the loop with ECO specialty polymers

# Bio-Attribution, Depolymerisation, Mechanical Recycling, SBC

Our European experts share how we are closing the circular economy loop with our ECO range of specialty polymers. Read more

Lights. Camera. Action.

# Corporate, Polystyrene

INEOS Styrolution had the exciting opportunity to work with a production team from an award-winning educational television series to showcase the amazing benefits that styrenic polymers have to offer. Read more

Joining forces to advance Asia’s circular economy goals

# ABS, Mechanical Recycling

With our recent collaboration with Samsung Resin, an established compounder in South Korea, we are now able to produce high quality virgin-like ABS grades as a drop-in solution to our customers across Asia. Read more

Closing the loop with Terluran ECO

# ABS, Corporate, Mechanical Recycling

ABS experts from Europe and Asia share how we are closing the circular economy loop for styrenics with mechanically recycled ABS. Read more


# Polystyrene

Join Poly in three videos as she discovers the more than 90-year journey of polystyrene, learns about the essential material applications that use styrenics every day, and discovers four new recycling technologies that help to make a circular economy for polystyrene possible. Read more

Shifting to renewable power in Europe

# Corporate

INEOS has made a ten-year power purchase agreement for renewable offshore wind power with sustainable energy producer Eneco. German production sites have switched to green power as of January 2022. Read more

Advancing China’s circular economy target with GER

# ABS, Mechanical Recycling

China is our largest market for ABS and with our collaboration with world-leading Chinese recycler GER, we will now be able to offer high-quality recycled ABS as a drop-in solution for customers in the Chinese market. Read more

Podcast: recycling polystyrene better

# Depolymerisation, Polystyrene

Cassie Bradley, Sustainability and Circular Economy Manager, INEOS Styrolution, joins Andrew Falkowski and Taylor Sparks, hosts of Materialism Podcast, for a podcast discussion about the material and sustainable benefits of polystyrene. Read more

Remove2Reclaim: Researching dissolution for styrenic polymers

# Dissolution, Polystyrene

Dissolution or dissolving plastic is one of the least-expensive solutions with the best time to market and the lowest carbon footprint. Read about our research project in Belgium that is investigating this technology. . Read more

Polystyrene, a modern marvel

# Depolymerisation, Mechanical Recycling, Polystyrene

Polystyrene, one of the first commercially used polymers, is the material of choice in many industries. And we are making sure it has an even brighter future. Read more

Depolymerisation: moving from lab-scale to pilot-scale

# Depolymerisation, Polystyrene

We reveal our plans to build a depolymerisation plant for polystyrene recycling in Wingles, France. Read more

Mechanical recycling: converting waste into value

# ABS, Mechanical Recycling, Polystyrene

Our mechanically recycled polystyrene and ABS products offer unparalleled performance with no downcycling. Read more

Measuring the carbon footprint of polystyrene recycling

# Depolymerisation, Dissolution, Mechanical Recycling, Polystyrene

A lifecycle assessment of mechanical and advanced recycling processes for polystyrene reveals significant savings in greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

Breathing new LIFE into our products

Breathing new LIFE into our products


We are leading a four-year, three-million-euro subsidised project, to convert polystyrene waste into high-quality styrene for use in durable applications. Read more

Taking the single out of single-use food packaging

Taking the single out of single-use food packaging

# Mechanical Recycling, Polystyrene

Made with mechanically recycled polystyrene, Styrolution® PS ECO can be used for food packaging such as dairy packaging and foam trays. Read more

Living sustainability. Together.

# ABS, Polystyrene

We are collaborating with customers to help make their sustainability goals a reality. Read more

Bio-attributed styrenics. Performance powered by nature.

# Bio-Attribution, SBC

This is what INEOS Styrolution is now offering with Styrolux® ECO and Styroflex, the world’s first specialty styrenics materials made using renewable feedstock. Read more

Polystyrene + dairy packaging = a winning combination

Polystyrene + dairy packaging = a winning combination

# Depolymerisation, Mechanical Recycling, Polystyrene

Innovation and expertise have elevated polystyrene to the most popular material solution for dairy product packaging. Read more

ResolVe: Researching depolymerisation of polystyrene

# Depolymerisation, Polystyrene

We have successfully completed a research project to create basic chemistry know-how supporting the commercialisation of polystyrene depolymerisation. Read more

Building the best recycled ABS in the world

# ABS, Mechanical Recycling

Our quest to make the first (and best) world-scale recycled ABS started in 2018. Since then, there has been a rapid growth in demand and capacity for this product Read more

Cleaning up our act

# Corporate

We are helping clean up our local communities and reduce plastic waste pollution. Read more

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